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Recipe For Make Ahead French Toast

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Recipe For Make Ahead French Toast

Wouldn't you love to serve your kids a hot, delicious breakfast that didn't require much time or create a sink full of dishes?

This recipe for Make Ahead French Toast is exactly what you need. It's perfect for sleep-overs and holiday breakfasts. You can even whip up a batch in the morning and serve it as a super-quick and easy dinner any day of the week.

If you can, use extra thick, slightly stale bread.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup cream or milk
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • pinch of salt
  • 6 slices of bread
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • maple syrup


  1. In a large, shallow baking dish, beat the eggs with a wire whisk until they become thick and lemon-colored.
  2. Add the cream or milk, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Beat with a wire whisk until well-combined.
  3. Place the bread slices in the mixture. Allow them to soak for 3-5 minutes before turning them over.
  4. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and place it in the refrigerator overnight.
  5. In the morning, preheat the oven to 375º F.
  6. Cover a large cookie sheet with aluminum foil and spray it with non-stick cooking spray.
  7. Place all of the bread slices on the cookie sheet and bake at 375º F. for ten minutes.
  8. Remove the cookie sheet from the oven and use a spatula to flip each slice of bread.
  9. Bake for another 10 minutes, until golden brown.
  10. For a complete meal, serve with maple syrup, yogurt, and fresh fruit, and milk or juice.
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 4 out of 5
quicker way, Member jee513

Great idea, 20 minutes oven time + preheat can be cut to about 5 minutes by investing in a large electric griddle.

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